Ruto worried Raila may throw him out of Jubilee

Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto has accused former Prime Minister Raila Odinga of plotting to throw him out of the ruling party Jubilee. Mr Ruto claimed Mr Odinga is using his handshake with President Uhuru Kenyatta to bring "conmanship, confusion and hypocrisy". Mr Odinga and President Uhuru Kenyatta met in March for

Supporters start petition to secure Kenya’s Odinga the Nobel Peace Prize

Supporters of Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga have launched an online petition to have him nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize. The petition, which has 1,888 signatures so far, says Mr Odinga "saved Kenya from turning into bloody civil war" by shaking hands with rival Uhuru Kenyatta after last year's disputed elections. Mr

Kenya opposition chief ends boycott of companies

Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga has asked his supporters to end the boycott of three big companies the opposition claimed benefited from links to the government of President Uhuru Kenyatta during last year's election. Odinga told a crowd at a park in Nairobi during celebrations marking Labour Day (May Day) that

After the handshake: Uhuru and Raila unveil dialogue team

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga have formed a 14-member advisory committee to work towards uniting the country and reforming public institutions nearly two months after their historic handshake. On 9 March, President Kenyatta and Mr. Odinga met at Harambee House and agreed to bring Kenyans together after

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